Jaundice / Hepatitis

The most common of all liver ailments, this results in an increase in the bile pigments and bilurubin in the blood, giving the skin and mucus membrane a yellow tinge. And is called `Kamala‘ in Ayurveda.

Symptoms

  • Extreme weakness

  • Severe headaches

  • Constipation

  • Nausea

  • Yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin and urine

  • Dull ache in the liver region of stomach.

  • Possible itching all over the body

Root Causes

  • Excessive circulation of pitta (bile pigments) in the blood. Occurs when there is any obstruction in the bile duct or impairment of the functions of the liver or excessive destruction of the red blood cells.

  • Ailments as typhoid, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis affect the liver to some extent

  • Viral infections.

Healing Options

Herbs

Ayurvedic Supplements

               Liverol Syrup                 
               Bhumiamla Capsule          
               Kumariasava                     

Diet

  • Go for the boiled & spiceless diet. With vegetables- radish leaves, tomato, lemon . And dry fruits- dried dates with almonds & Cardemoms

  • Have plenty of sugarcane juice, orange juice, bitter Luffa and barley water.This enhances urination which helps eliminate excess bile pigments in the blood.

Lifestyle

  • Take complete rest

  • Avoid heat, sex and pshychic factors like anger and anxiety.

Yoga

  • Fish (Matsya Asana)

  • Shoulder Stand (Sarvang Asana)

  • Hidden Lotus (Baddhapadmasana)